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Sask. farm and rural groups eye federal spending on broadband, irrigation

Sask. farm and rural groups eye federal spending on broadband, irrigation

The federal government earmarked $10 billion through the Canada Infrastructure Bank on Thursday, partly targeting rural communities and agriculture. The three-year plan dedicates $2.

‘We can grow hops in Saskatchewan’ - Hop farmer expanding

Driving south from Moosomin on Highway 8 one can see the canola and wheat being harvested. The landscape has changed from the green and yellow of July to a golden brown.

‘We can grow hops in Saskatchewan’ - Hop farmer expanding

Driving south from Moosomin on Highway 8 one can see the canola and wheat being harvested. The landscape has changed from the green and yellow of July to a golden brown.
U of S veterinarian advises horse owners to be aware of deadly fever

U of S veterinarian advises horse owners to be aware of deadly fever

A Saskatchewan veterinarian is advising horse owners to be aware of a deadly fever after a rash of cases in Alberta.
Protecting our soil and food from mercury contamination

Protecting our soil and food from mercury contamination

One size does not fit all when it comes to using biochar for soil remediation, according to researchers who used the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan.
Federal government announces additional coal transition funding for projects in the southeast

Federal government announces additional coal transition funding for projects in the southeast

Through Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), the Government of Canada is providing funding to communities affected by the transition away from coal-fired power generation, enabling their residents to pursue meaningful careers and enjoy a hig
Nine drilling rigs in the field on Sept. 25

Nine drilling rigs in the field on Sept. 25

Saskatchewan’s active drilling rig count spent the third week of September hovering around 10 rigs working, with nine working on Sept. 25, according to Rig Locator (riglocator.ca).
GGC disappointed by lack of federal attention for agriculture priorities

GGC disappointed by lack of federal attention for agriculture priorities

Following the federal Speech from the Throne, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) are disappointed that many of the pressing needs for Canada’s agriculture industry were left unaddressed by the federal government.
Saskatchewan banks on abandoned oil and gas cleanup

Saskatchewan banks on abandoned oil and gas cleanup

Saskatchewan is putting more money into fixing abandoned oil wells, a move it says will boost economic recovery by getting oil and gas sector workers back on the job.
Louise Schmeiser comments on movie about court case with Monsanto

Louise Schmeiser comments on movie about court case with Monsanto

BRUNO — A biography drama based on the real life events of Bruno farmers Percy and Louise Schmeiser as they faced a lawsuit from Monsanto, called Percy, has been released nationwide.
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